Court Stenographers are responsible for providing high level clerical and transcription services to a court.

They are also known as court reporters and may work on a regular or freelance basis depending on each individual position.

If you are a freelance court stenographer, you may use this resume as a template to write your very own.


Freelance Court Stenographer Resume Example


Alexandra Margolies

8 Council Drive, Sun City Center, FL 90112
(900) 559-9129, Email

OBJECTIVE: Looking for a Freelance Court Stenographer position where I may be able to utilize my clerical skills along with transcription training in order to provide ad hoc services in a judicial setting

• Over three years of experience as a Court Stenographer
• Highly skilled in creating verbatim transcripts of legal proceedings
• Hands on experience in using stenograph machines and other computer aided programs
• In depth knowledge of transcribing recorded proceedings in accordance to prescribed formats

• Thorough knowledge of trial and appellate court procedures
• Exceptional understanding of current provisions affecting court reporting in most states
• Knowledge of modern office practices
• Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills

• Provided stenographer services to three different courts within a day following rush jobs due to closure
• Wrote a paper on court proceedings and its impact on staff retention which was published in the Legally Yours magazine in 2011

Jun 2009 – Sep 2012
Brown and Meyers
Freelance Court Stenographer
• File legible transcript of records of court cases
• Provide transcripts of proceedings
• Respond to requests during court sessions
• Set up and dismantle stenographer machine or computerized reporting systems
• Maintain accurate and complete files and records
• Transcribe, proofread, certify and provide related documents

High School Diploma- 2008